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Honda investing $700M in three Ohio plants to retool for EVs; with LG gigafactory, Ohio becomes Honda EV hub

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Honda will invest $700 million to re-tool several of its existing auto and powertrain plants in Ohio for production of electric vehicles. Honda’s EV hub will leverage the company’s longstanding production, product development, and purchasing operations located in Central Ohio. Combined withe the $3.5-billion

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LG Energy Solution and Honda break ground for new JV EV battery plant in Ohio

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Honda and LG Energy Solution held the official groundbreaking ceremony for a new joint venture EV battery plant more than 2 million square feet in size, to be located in Fayette County, near Jeffersonville, Ohio—about 40 miles southwest of Columbus. Earlier post.) The two companies have committed to invest $3.5

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Biden EV charging network is up and running with Ohio station

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Located at a Pilot Travel Center along Interstate 70 west of Columbus, Ohio, the station opened Dec. 8, according to a press release from the office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. The first charging station funded by the Biden administration's National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program is now online.

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The Ohio State University & Wilberforce University Team Takes Home 1st Place In Year Two Of The EcoCAR EV Challenge

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PHOENIX, Arizona — The Ohio State/Wilberforce University Team has been named the Year Two champion of the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge, followed by Georgia Tech in second place and McMaster University (CA) in third place. The Year Two competition challenged teams to complete a series of vehicle events, comparable.

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Ohio supercharges its EV network with second round of NEVI charging stations

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Ohio, the first state to install a federally funded DC fast charger, leads again with NEVI rollouts, but its EV incentives are still nonexistent.

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Ohio DOT to award EVgo & partners $13.8M for 20 fast charging stations along interstate corridors

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EVgo announced that the company and its eXtend partners were selected by DriveOhio, a division of the Ohio Department of Transportation, for proposed awards of $13.8M Today, Ohio has 130 publicly available fast chargers. in funding to deploy 20 fast charging stations.

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Foxconn plans to build Indi One EV in Ohio, previews more Foxtron EVs

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Foxconn recently signed a memorandum of understanding with IndiEV to build initial versions of the startup's One EV at its Ohio factory, while also showing two more EVs of its own. Under the agreement, Foxconn will manufacture "the first Indi One prototype vehicles" at its factory in Lordstown, Ohio, according to a company press release.

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